Biographies & Memoirs

Biographies/autobiographies featuring (either in whole or in part) the experiences of authors involved in a wide variety of civilian occupations.

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A Beat Around the Bush

by Alastair Tompkins
Experiences of a British officer in the Kenya Police during the 1950s and 60s.
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A Cornucopia of Packs

by Jeffrey Pack
An illustrated history of the Pack family and their connection with the Kent village of Egerton over several centuries.
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A Diver in the Dark by Sydney Knowles

A Diver in the Dark

by Sydney Knowles BEM
Memoir of a WW2 Royal Navy Clearance Diver and diving partner of Commander Lionel 'Buster' Crabb
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A Flock of Female Friends

by John McGregor, BA
A fond look back at the weird, wild and wonderful women friends in the author's past
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A Lass Unparalleled | Susan Fleetwood

by Keith Connelly – The life and work of highly-respected British stage and screen actress Susan Fleetwood (1944-95)
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A Long Way from Home

by Alastair Tompkins
The experiences of a small boy evacuated from Sussex to Yorkshire in 1939.
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A Matter of Feeling

by Arnold Brettel
A practitioner reveals his unique Buddhist/Jungian approach to psychotherapy.
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A Pilots Perspective

by Cedric Flood
A former airline captain's reflections on a lifetime of commercial and private flying 1950-2012.
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A Stones Throw Away

by Nick Horobin & Jackie Newman
Inspiring true story of a paramedic's long road to recovery after an attack on his ambulance left him with life-changing injuries.
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A Trek to Solomon’s Throne & The Valley of the Assassins

by Bruce Blackney
Diary of a 1974 expedition to the Takht-e-Sulaiman Massif, Iran in the footsteps of Freya Stark
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Adventures and Testimonies

by Grace Turner (nee Sajida Arnold)
An Anglo-Indian orphan's inspiring life story.
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Aircraft Engineer – reflections on a 50 year career in aviation

by Brian W.A. Johnson
My journey from RAF Halton apprentice to senior management with commercial airlines 1947 to 1997.
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Around the World in 80 Delays

by Richard Ling
A former armaments expert looks back on his varied career as an international salesman in the arms, aviation and petrochemical industries 1975-2010
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At Your Service

by David Seeney
Tracing the author's rise from footman to Lord Beaverbrook via the RAF to Senior Police officer 1930s-80s.
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Aunt Alices War

by Douglas Walker
ARP warden Aunt Alice's overzealous efforts to protect the Lancashire seaside town of St Annes from enemy subterfuge during WW2 are a comedy treat for readers of any age.
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Before the Rainbow

by Joan Blackburn
The Story of Charles & Alice ~ an Edwardian married couple 1901-1941
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Blitz Boy by Robert Trevor

Blitz Boy – My London Childhood in World War II

by Robert Trevor
A  Londoner's experiences  as a child during the Blitz and as an evacuee in rural Berkshire and  suburban Liverpool during World War Two.
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Boys & Other Animals

by Josephine Duggan Rees
A portrait of family life in rural England in the 1950s, 60s and 70s
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Capital City Paramedic by John E Kinsley

Capital City Paramedic

by John Kinsley
Experiences of a London Ambulanceman 1975-82.
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Caversham Park and its People BC to BBC

by Mike Read
The remarkable history of a Berkshire stately home and its many occupants during 1000+ years of British history.
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Cirla's Story by Cirla Lewis

Cirlas Story

by Cirla Lewis
A young Jewish girl's experiences in Nazi-occupied Belgium during the Holocaust years.
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Climb to and Maintain

by Eric Woods
A navigator's experiences with BOAC in the postwar years.
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deep fried steak by richard barr

Deep Fried Steak, Vodka & Chai

by Richard Barr
A sailor-turned-entrepreneur’s experiences afloat and ashore in the UK and former Soviet Union.
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Edwins Exploits

by Richard Biddlecombe
Edwin's exploits include a career in television and involvement with a controversial church which picks a wife for him...
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Flying the Waves

by Richard Pike
Experiences of an air-sea rescue helicopter pilot around the Scottish coast in the 1980s/90s.
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